Bucks County Community College

Bucks County Community College
275 Swamp Road
215-968-8000

The Mission of Bucks County Community College is to provide to the County's diverse population of learners accessible, affordable, convenient, and comprehensive educational, training, and cultural opportunities that will equip them to be competent and effective in their work and as citizens of the world.

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Hicks Art Center Gallery Presents ‘Charlotte Schatz: Indomitable’

  Exhibition Oct. 30 – Dec. 9 celebrates the artist’s 90th birthday and over 50 years of her artistic achievements; Events include artist’s talk Wed. Oct. 30 and gallery reception Sun. Nov. 3Read more at Bucks County Community…

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Mary Jo LoBello Jerome Named 2019 Bucks County Poet Laureate

  Jerome, who rose from the top of 90 entries, will read from her works Sun. Nov. 17 at Bucks County Community College in NewtownRead more at Bucks County Community College - Newtown…

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Bucks Live! Presents Lolly & YoYo! Halloween Concert & Costume Party Oct. 26

  Kids of all ages will get up and move to the beat Sat. Oct. 26 at Newtown; tickets are only $5 and include a post-show meet-and-greet with the performersRead more at Bucks County Community College - Newtown…

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Middle School Girls Invited to Discover STEM Careers at Bucks

  STEMGirls Discovery Day is a free event for 6th, 7th and 8th grade girls from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Sat. Oct. 19 at NewtownRead more at Bucks County Community College - Newtown…

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Practical Nursing Class of 2019 Achieves 100% Pass Rate on NCLEX Licensing Exam

  Bucks is ranked among the top-10 LPN programs in Pennsylvania; free information session set for Wed. Oct. 16 at NewtownRead more at Bucks County Community College - Newtown…

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Bucks Live! Presents Rebecca Robbins: Songs & Stories from Broadway

  Concert performer and ‘Phantom of the Opera’ touring cast member presents intimate evening Fri. Oct. 18 at Newtown, with Claudia Pellegrini on violinRead more at Bucks County Community College - Newtown…

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Bucks Hosts Third Annual Women’s Summit on Entrepreneurship

  Day-long conference Fri. Oct. 18 at the Newtown Campus features two tracks of workshops, one for those starting out and one for established businesspeople  Read more at Bucks County Community College - Newtown…

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Explore All that Bucks Has to Offer at Fall Open House

  Free event 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. Sat. Oct. 19 at the Newtown Campus features tours, representatives from academic departments, and moreRead more at Bucks County Community College - Newtown…

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Career Changers: Consider Weekend Nurse Aide Training Program

  Apply by Nov. 2 for a 10-week course that meets Sat. - Sun. Nov. 9 – Jan. 11 in Newtown; Many employers will reimburse training for Certified Nurse AidesRead more at Bucks County Community College - Newtown…

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Tax-Credit Program Boosts Educational Outreach at Bucks

  Over $92,500 donated this year through the Educational Improvement Tax Credit Program helps the college offer courses in high schools, support art programs, and offer summer camp opportunities for area youthRead more at Bucks County Community…

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Bucks Live! Presents Emmet Cohen with Drummer Jimmy Cobb

  Versatile young pianist partners with legendary member of Miles Davis’ band for one incredible show Fri. Oct. 4 at NewtownRead more at Bucks County Community College - Newtown…

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Explore the Possibilities at Bucks County Regional College Fair

  Nearly 200 colleges and universities will be represented at the free event 6 – 8 p.m. Thu. Oct. 3 at Bucks’ Newtown campusRead more at Bucks County Community College - Newtown…

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Wordsmiths Reading Series Features Philadelphia’s Poet Laureate

  Raquel Salas Rivera visits the Newtown campus at 1:30 p.m. Thu. Oct. 3, part of Bucks’ inaugural LatinX Heritage Month celebrationRead more at Bucks County Community College - Newtown…

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Bucks Seeks Applicants for Free Training to Re-skill Dislocated Workers

  Microsoft Office Technology and Customer Service Specialist course starts Oct. 28 and is free to those who qualify; learn more Sept. 24 at Lower Bucks CampusRead more at Bucks County Community College - Newtown…

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The Gallery at Lower Bucks Goes ‘In the Shadows’ in New Exhibition

  Artwork on display Sept. 16 – Nov. 14 at the Epstein Campus at Lower Bucks interprets the light and dark interplay of shadows; Opening reception Sept. 20Read more at Bucks County Community College - Newtown…

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Learn About the 19th Amendment on Constitution Day at Bucks

  The Epstein Campus at Lower Bucks hosts a panel discussion on the 100th anniversary of granting women the right to vote at 12:15 p.m. Sept. 17Read more at Bucks County Community College - Newtown…

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Bucks Launches Wordsmiths Reading Series with 2 Award-Winning Poets

  Melissa Stein and Hayden Saunier will read from their works at 7:30 p.m. Fri. Sept. 20;  Forthcoming events include Raquel Salas Rivera Oct. 3 and Chad Frame with the 2019 Bucks County Poet Laureate Nov. 17Read more at Bucks County…

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Tibetan Monks Take Up Residency at Bucks County Community College

  Visit Sept. 16 – 20 features creation of sand mandala, free cultural showcase Sept. 18, and closing ceremony Sept. 20 to sweep away mandalaRead more at Bucks County Community College - Newtown…

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Bucks Book Discussion Group Launches Fall Reading Series

  Free meetings take place on the second Thursday of each month; Next title: ‘Red Notice’ by Bill Browder Sept. 12Read more at Bucks County Community College - Newtown…

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Bucks Live! Presents Gypsy Guitarist Joscho Stephan and his Trio

  Young German musician brings his swing style to the Zlock Performing Arts Center Thursday, September 12Read more at Bucks County Community College - Newtown…

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Hicks Art Center Gallery Presents ‘Kukuli Velarde: The Complicit Eye’

  Peruvian-American artist paints herself as female archetypes as a feminist critique in an exhibition through Oct. 19; Gallery reception and artist’s talk Sept. 18Read more at Bucks County Community College - Newtown…

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College Partners with PACareerLink to Train Out of School Youth

  A $600,000 Bucks County Workforce Development Board grant allows the community college to provide GED classes and more to those ages 16 - 24Read more at Bucks County Community College - Newtown…

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Artists Return to Compete in Bucks County Plein Air Festival

  Thirty artists will paint in the open air Oct. 1 – 6; VIP Collectors’ Preview and public show take place at Bucks County Community College Oct. 5 & 6Read more at Bucks County Community College - Newtown…

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Bucks Graduates 18 Volunteer Firefighters from Southeastern Pennsylvania

  The Bucks County Public Safety Training Center, run by the college, recognized those who completed national certification training in an August 14 ceremonyRead more at Bucks County Community College - Newtown…

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Bucks Searches for the Next Great Short-Fiction Writer

  Enter your best story by Oct. 17 for the chance to win up to $200 and be honored at a campus reception; high school contest will follow this springRead more at Bucks County Community College - Newtown…

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Bucks Welcomes New and Returning Students at Walk-In Registration

  Fall semester classes begin Aug. 21, Sept. 9 and Oct. 14; registration can be completed online or on campusRead more at Bucks County Community College - Newtown…

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Bucks Graduates First Class of Microsoft Office Tech Specialists

  The 11 students, who took advantage of free training, are now certified Microsoft Office Technology & Customer Service Specialists; next class now formingRead more at Bucks County Community College - Newtown…

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Free Art Class for Veterans Returns to Epstein Campus

  Renowned artist Rose Marie Strippoli will offer Water Color Techniques for six Tuesdays, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. Sept. 17– Oct. 22 in BristolRead more at Bucks County Community College - Newtown…

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Bucks Seeks Applicants for Nurse Aide Training Program This Fall

  Choose from day or evening courses in 8-week or 12-week formats at Newtown, Bristol, or Perkasie; register in advance to complete application processRead more at Bucks County Community College - Newtown…

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Bucks Seeks Applicants for Free Metalwork Training Program in Upper Bucks

  Applicants must apply in person at an information session August 13or August 27at the Upper Bucks Campus; training starts September 23in PerkasieRead more at Bucks County Community College - Newtown…

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Bucks Graduates 58 Adults from High School Equivalency Program

  The adult learners received their HSE (formerly GED) diplomas in a moving ceremony at the Epstein Campus at Lower BucksRead more at Bucks County Community College - Newtown…

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Bucks Seeks Applicants for Free Metalwork Training Program

  Mandatory information sessions will be held July 25 and August 1 for the full-time, 12-week program starting Sept. 3; training is free for those who qualifyRead more at Bucks County Community College - Newtown…

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More Than 200 Turn Out for ‘Tyler Taste of Summer – Crab Fest’

  Event raised $25,000 for Bucks County Community College student scholarships, the historic preservation of Tyler Hall and Tyler Formal Gardens, and moreRead more at Bucks County Community College - Newtown…

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Bucks Graduates 100 Local Firefighters, Names 3 Outstanding Students

  The Bucks County Public Safety Training Center, run by the college, recognized those who completed national certification training in a May 21 ceremonyRead more at Bucks County Community College - Newtown…

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Undecided Students Urged to Explore Intro to Guided Studies

  Unique one-credit course July 9 – Aug. 13 helps students develop entrepreneurial mindset skills of problem solving and self-awarenessRead more at Bucks County Community College - Newtown…

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College Launches Search for the Next Bard of Bucks County

  Residents are encouraged to submit 10 original poems postmarked by September 4 to be considered the 2019 Bucks County Poet LaureateRead more at Bucks County Community College - Newtown…

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Bucks Introduces New Pre-Apprenticeship Training for Young Adults

  A state grant allows the college to offer free industrial maintenance training for adults between the ages of 18 and 24; Learn more at an open house June 26 at the Bucks County Public Safety Training Center in DoylestownRead more at Bucks…

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More than Two Dozen Adults Graduate from Free Job-Skills Training

  Bucks County Community College partnered with Morrisville Senior Servicenter to offer career workshops for adults over age 55 through a state grantRead more at Bucks County Community College - Newtown…

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Bucks Offers Free Healthcare Training to Unemployed Residents

  Information sessions about the healthcare certificate programs, offered in partnership with PA CareerLink, take place July 17, 18, and 25Read more at Bucks County Community College - Newtown…

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Free Day Camp Available to Eligible Youth in Bucks County

  Families receiving TANF benefits whose children are between ages 12 to 16 can enjoy one week of day camp, including meals, June 17-21 or June 24-27Read more at Bucks County Community College - Newtown…

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Bucks Recognizes High School Seniors for Completing Workforce Skills Training

  In-School Youth Workforce Training Program helped a total of 65 students this school year gain work experienceRead more at Bucks County Community College - Newtown…

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Bucks Honors Four Distinguished Alumni at Commencement

  Lynne Kelleher ‘81, Erica Hellerstein ‘14, Jo Ciavaglia ‘89 and Donna Wilkoski ‘80 were honored for their achievementsRead more at Bucks County Community College - Newtown…

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Bucks and Saint Joseph’s Sign Updated Dual-Admissions Agreement

  Community college students in 18 majors can seamlessly transfer after earning an associate degree; more scholarship funding also availableRead more at Bucks County Community College - Newtown…

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Tyler Taste of Summer Spins a New Version of Annual Fundraiser Friday

  Tickets are available for a casual, seaside-style crab fest and chicken barbecue with live music by Still Surfin’ Beach Boys tribute band Friday, June 7, in the Tyler Formal Gardens at NewtownRead more at Bucks County Community College…

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Bucks Graduates 59 from Associate Degree Nursing Program

  The students, poised to become registered nurses upon completion of licensing exams, took part in a pinning ceremony the evening before commencementRead more at Bucks County Community College - Newtown…

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Bucks Graduates Nearly Two Dozen from Radiography Program

  Students took part in a pinning ceremony a week before receiving Associate of Applied Science degrees and stepping into a high-demand fieldRead more at Bucks County Community College - Newtown…

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Bucks Welcomes Actor, Director Brian Delate to Commencement Thu. May 23

  Keynote speaker, a member of the class of 1973, will address more than 1,000 graduates at the 53rd annual ceremony at Newtown; Other celebrations include Nurses Pinning Ceremony at Wed. May 22 Read more at Bucks County Community College -…

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C.B. East Senior Named Bucks County High School Poet of the Year

  Alesandra ‘Sasha’ Temerte, who rose to the top of 127 entries, will read her wining poems Sat. May 18 at Bucks County Community College with other finalistsRead more at Bucks County Community College - Newtown…

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Book Fair, Poetry Reading Honor Pamela and Herb Perkins-Frederick Wednesday

  Wordsmiths Reading Series event features nine muses, each of whom have recently published poetry books, at 7 p.m. May 15 in historic Tyler Hall, NewtownRead more at Bucks County Community College - Newtown…

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Students Present Weeks of Academic Work at Research Conference Friday

  Unique to a community college, the May 3 public seminar is modeled after those conducted by graduate students and research scholars Read more at Bucks County Community College - Newtown…

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Bucks Offers More Than 300 Courses for Summer Scholars

  Classes start May 28, June 17 and July 8; Special in-person registration takes place May 23 & 28 on the Newtown campusRead more at Bucks County Community College - Newtown…

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Poet-turned-Filmmaker Lynn Levin to Discuss ‘Life on the Napo River’ May 1

  Free screening of short documentary about the ‘Ecuadoran Amazon, its people, and their traditions’ takes place Wed.  on the Newtown CampusRead more at Bucks County Community College - Newtown…

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Bucks Introduces New Training to Re-skill Dislocated Workers

  Microsoft Office Technology and Customer Service Specialist course starts June 3 and is free to those who qualify; learn more May 2 & 7 at Lower BucksRead more at Bucks County Community College - Newtown…

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Artmobile Hosts STEAM Educator Workshop with ‘Planting Seeds’ May 4

  The traveling outreach museum joins Pennsylvania’s Tyler State Park for ‘Project WILD’ 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Read more at Bucks County Community College - Newtown…

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Learn about Stoneleigh, Our Newest Public Garden, at Bucks

  The 12th annual Tyler Formal Gardens & Landscape Lecture Sat. April 27 features Ethan Kauffman, director at Stoneleigh in VillanovaRead more at Bucks County Community College - Newtown…

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C.B. West Senior Wins High School Short-Fiction Contest

  College officials said Nora Dowdell of Doylestown won the second-annual contest; Celebration takes place April 28 at NewtownRead more at Bucks County Community College - Newtown…

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Celebrate Arts at Bucks with Demonstrations, Concerts, and More

  Open studios, demonstrations, and more take place Sunday, May 5, at Newtown, part of a series of events through May 14Read more at Bucks County Community College - Newtown…

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Board of Trustees Approves Increase in Tuition to Balance Budget

  Bucks County residents will pay $165 a credit for tuition starting this fallRead more at Bucks County Community College - Newtown…

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Improvised Poetry ‘No River Twice’ Comes to Newtown April 19

  Audience determines the direction of the poetry that is read live, co-creating a reading that’s never the same twice, Friday, April 19 at Newtown  Read more at Bucks County Community College - Newtown…

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Bucks Offers Free Healthcare Training to Unemployed Residents

  Information sessions about the healthcare certificate programs, offered in partnership with PA CareerLink, take place April 22, 23, and 26Read more at Bucks County Community College - Newtown…

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Bucks Professor Publishes Book About Lambertville Shad Fishery

  Charlie Groth will read from and discuss her debut book ‘Another Haul’ about the Lewis Family Fishery at 11 a.m. Wed. April 17 at NewtownRead more at Bucks County Community College - Newtown…

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Bucks Hosts Two-Day ‘Journalism Careers in the Digital Age’ Forum April 17-18

  Seven professionals hold roundtable discussions with students and the public in the Centurion newsroom at Newtown for the 20th annual educational event, free and open to the publicRead more at Bucks County Community College - Newtown…

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Student Newspaper Sets Record with 15 Journalism Prizes

  The Centurion picked up the Keystone Press Awards April 3 in Hershey, including eight first-place prizes, bringing total awards earned to 108Read more at Bucks County Community College - Newtown…

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College Hosts Healthcare Career Fair April 29 at Newtown

  More than 80 employers from the area’s leading healthcare facilities will be represented Monday, April 29, from 1 to 3 p.m. in the Linksz PavilionRead more at Bucks County Community College - Newtown…

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School of Music Showcases Student Talent with Concert Series

  Seven performances from April 10 to May 14 include Jazz Orchestra, Concert Choir, and several small-group ensemblesRead more at Bucks County Community College - Newtown…

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Bucks Live! Presents Bucks Blues Explosion with Duke Robillard

  Remarkable guitarist performs Fri. April 12 at Newtown, with local favorites Little Red Rooster Blues Band openingRead more at Bucks County Community College - Newtown…

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Bucks Offers Free Art Classes for Veterans at the Epstein Campus

  Renowned artist Rose Marie Strippoli will teach the first class, Water Color Techniques, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. Tue. April 16 – May 21 in BristolRead more at Bucks County Community College - Newtown…

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Apply Now for Metalwork Training Program Starting in May

  Mandatory information sessions will be held April 9 and April 18 for the full-time, 12-week program starting May 20; training is free for those who qualifyRead more at Bucks County Community College - Newtown…

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Bucks Live! Presents Sing-a-Long to Disney’s ‘Beauty and the Beast’ April 6

  Tickets are only $5 for the 3 p.m. matinee, featuring a live Belle and the Beast character available for photosRead more at Bucks County Community College - Newtown…

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Bucks County Community College Hosts General Job Fair April 4

  More than 85 employers from the area will be represented in the Linksz Pavilion on the Newtown campusRead more at Bucks County Community College - Newtown…

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Hicks Art Center Gallery Hosts Bucks County High School Exhibition

  24th annual show March 25 – April 10 includes Congressional art contest awards ceremony Sunday, March 31  Read more at Bucks County Community College - Newtown…

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Fundraising Campaign Exceeds Goal Early, Helping Scholarships

  More than $4.2 million was raised in just three years, surpassing an initial five-year goal of $3.5 millionRead more at Bucks County Community College - Newtown…

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Bucks Offers Leadership Training for Teens This Summer

  High school students can learn what it takes to be a leader at two one-week-long workshops at the Epstein Campus at Lower Bucks in July and AugustRead more at Bucks County Community College - Newtown…

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Kids on Campus Brings Summer Fun to Bucks County Community College

  Registration is open for 120 different day camps at the Newtown campus; Discounts available for those who pay by April 5 and for active militaryRead more at Bucks County Community College - Newtown…

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Trips and Travel Club Invites the Public to a Variety of Day Trips from Newtown

  Hop on the bus to locales like the Bronx Zoo, Washington, D.C., and several other destinations at an affordable round-trip ticket priceRead more at Bucks County Community College - Newtown…

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Bucks Hosts Two Spring Open House Events for Potential Students

  Free events March 27 at Newtown and April 9 at Perkasie feature representatives from academic departments, campus tours, moreRead more at Bucks County Community College - Newtown…

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Bucks Live! Brings Grammy-Winning Danilo Pérez to Newtown

  Pérez and his Global Messengers project, a straight-ahead jazz band with a world music vibe, take the stage at 7:30 p.m. March 28Read more at Bucks County Community College - Newtown…

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Bucks Live! Presents ‘Celtic Crushing’ with Black 47’s Larry Kirwan

  Kick off St. Patrick’s Day weekend with a mix of Irish rock and traditional tunes at 7:30 p.m. Friday, March 15 in the Zlock Performing Arts Center  Read more at Bucks County Community College - Newtown…

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Unique Concert Showcases Musical Contributions of Women

  ‘Creatrix – A Choral Celebration of Women Composers’ takes place Mon. March 11 at the Newtown CampusRead more at Bucks County Community College - Newtown…

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Bucks Live! Presents ‘The Amazing Max’ Magic & Comedy Show

  High-energy, interactive family show gets underway at 3:30 p.m. Sat. March 9 at the Zlock Performing Arts CenterRead more at Bucks County Community College - Newtown…

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Bucks Slices Ribbon to Unveil New Culinary Arts Lab at Newtown

  Newly renovated 1,370 square-foot space features 8 cooking stations, steam kettles, convection ovens, and more for Chef Apprenticeship and Hospitality programsRead more at Bucks County Community College - Newtown…

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Poets Lend Their Voices in Conjunction with Art Exhibition

  Three women poets from independent publisher Bloof Books read from their works March 6 at Newtown, part of “And this is how you are a citizen…”Read more at Bucks County Community College - Newtown…

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Bucks Unveils New Business + Innovation Department

  New academic department name better reflects today’s business environment; College also cut ribbon on Innovation Den to nurture students’ creativityRead more at Bucks County Community College - Newtown…

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Bucks Hosts ‘Adults Only’ Reception to Guide Decisions on College

  Parents and guardians will have a chance to ask questions without the risk of embarrassing their college-bound sons or daughters Feb. 26 at NewtownRead more at Bucks County Community College - Newtown…

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Kids on Campus Hosts Open House Saturday

  Parents and kids can sample demonstrations of enrichment programs, creative workshops, and sports clinics offered as day camps this summerRead more at Bucks County Community College - Newtown…

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Apply for Next Session of Industrial Maintenance Training Feb. 28 or March 7

  Prospective students must apply Feb. 28 in Perkasie or March 7 in Bristol to be considered for the 12-week program starting April 8 in DoylestownRead more at Bucks County Community College - Newtown…

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Bucks Live! Presents Benefit Production of ‘The Vagina Monologues’

  The updated 20th-anniversary version of Eve Ensler’s award-winning play will raise funds for A Woman’s Place Fri. Feb. 22Read more at Bucks County Community College - Newtown…

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Bucks Pastry Student Creates Sweet Treats for Those in Need

  Jackie Stein of Newtown baked and decorated more than 130 cupcakes to be donated to Bucks County Opportunity Council clients for Valentine’s DayRead more at Bucks County Community College - Newtown…

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Bucks Live! Introduces Free Cultural Streaming Series at Newtown

  Take in world-class performances from theaters and opera houses around the globe, shown on the Zlock Performing Arts Center’s large screen Read more at Bucks County Community College - Newtown…

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Bucks Live! Presents Bluegrass/Roots Music Sensation Sierra Hull

  Talented mandolin player takes the stage in Newtown Friday, February 15, along with acclaimed singer-songwriter Angel SnowRead more at Bucks County Community College - Newtown…

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Limited Tickets Remain for First-Ever Bucks Brewfest 101 Saturday

  Isaac Newton’s presents 1st annual craft-beer tasting event at 12:30 p.m. Sat. Feb. 9 at the college’s Newtown Campus to raise funds for student scholarshipsRead more at Bucks County Community College - Newtown…

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Two-Dozen Centurions Named to EPAC All-Academic Team

  The student-athletes maintained a GPA of 3.25 or higher while competing in one or more intercollegiate sports in fall 2018Read more at Bucks County Community College - Newtown…

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College Costs Out of Reach? Free Forum Wednesday Shows How to Apply for Aid

  Financial Aid Information Night Feb. 6 helps parents and students navigate the application process; Snow date is Feb. 20Read more at Bucks County Community College - Newtown…

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Associate Degree Nursing Program Achieves 93% NCLEX Pass Rate

The licensing exam results means the college’s Associate Degree Nursing Program has full approval status from the state board of nursingRead more at Bucks County Community College - Newtown…

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Bucks Honors Poet Laureate Sandra Becker with Memorial Service

  Public is invited to celebrate the life of the 2014 Bucks County Poet Laureate Sunday at the Newtown CampusRead more at Bucks County Community College - Newtown…

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Wordsmiths Reading Series Examines Legacy of Vietnam War Feb. 8

  ‘Inheriting the War: Poetry and Prose by Descendants of Vietnam Veterans and Refugees’ takes place in Tyler Hall Fri. Feb. 8 at the Newtown CampusRead more at Bucks County Community College - Newtown…

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Nurse Aide Training Program Adds More Courses This Spring

  Five classes are now forming for the 120-hour course, which prepares students to become certified in a high-demand fieldRead more at Bucks County Community College - Newtown…

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Take Off with Private Pilot Ground School Training at Bucks

  Attend a free information session Jan. 29 at Newtown or Jan. 30 at Perkasie to learn more; attendees who enroll at that time get a 10% discountRead more at Bucks County Community College - Newtown…

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Pick a New Career Track with NJ Transit and Bucks

  ‘Career Tracks in the Railroad Industry’ Feb. 2 explains opportunities ahead of an introductory course beginning Feb. 16 at BristolRead more at Bucks County Community College - Newtown…

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Enroll Now for New Project Management Courses at Bucks

  Offered in partnership with the Project Management Institute-Delaware Valley Chapter, classes begin Feb. 2 and March 9 in NewtownRead more at Bucks County Community College - Newtown…

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Bucks Live! Presents Keith Spencer’s ‘Brothers on Broadway’

  Talented baritone pays tribute to African-American leading men Fri. Feb. 1 at the Zlock Performing Arts CetnerRead more at Bucks County Community College - Newtown…

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Bucks Live! Offers New Shows, New Screenings, and More for 2019

  From Broadway to Bluegrass, Jazz to Blues, poetry and theater, a myriad of cultural events continues through May on the Newtown CampusRead more at Bucks County Community College - Newtown…

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High School Scribes Encouraged to Enter 32nd Annual Poetry Contest

Bucks County 9th, 10th, 11th & 12th graders can submit three poems by March 8 for the chance to win $300Call for Entries: Bucks County High School Poet of the Year. Submit three original poems for the chance to win $300. Open to 9th, 10th, 11th…

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Practical Nursing Program Invites Applicants to Take Pre-Admission Test

  The first step to a career in health care begins by taking exam Feb. 2; full-time, 12-month program begins in JulyRead more at Bucks County Community College - Newtown…

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BCCC Seeks Applicants for Metalwork Training in Bristol; Must Apply January 10 or 17 for 12-Week Program Starting February 18

New Year? New Job with Metalwork Training Program at BucksMandatory information sessions held January 10 and 17 at the Epstein Campus at Lower Bucks for 12-week program that starts Feb. 18 in BristolMetalwork Training Information Sessions. Must…

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High School Poets Encouraged to Enter Annual Contest by March 8

  Bucks County 9th, 10th, 11th & 12th graders can submit three original poems by the deadline for the chance to win $300Read more at Bucks County Community College - Newtown…

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Hicks Art Center Gallery Presents ‘And this is how you are a citizen …’ Jan. 23-March 12

  Works by three artists explore gendered citizenship and society Jan. 23 – March 12; Artist panel and gallery reception take place Feb. 6 at Newtown   Related events include ‘The Vagina Monologues’ Feb. 22, poetry…

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Applicants Needed for Metalwork Training Program in Upper Bucks; Apply Jan. 15 or 22

  Must apply in person Jan. 15 or 22 at the Upper Bucks Campus; 12-week training program starts Feb. 25 in Perkasie Read more at Bucks County Community College - Newtown…

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New Year? New Job with Metalwork Training Program at Bristol; Apply Jan. 10 or 17

  Mandatory info sessions will be held January 10 and 17 at the Epstein Campus at Lower Bucks for 12-week program that starts Feb. 18 in Bristol Read more at Bucks County Community College - Newtown…

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Bucks County Community College Foundation Appoints Two New Board Members

  The nonprofit fundraising arm of the college appointed a community representative and student leader to help fulfill its missionRead more at Bucks County Community College - Newtown…

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Turn Over a New Leaf with the Book Discussion Group

  Free meetings take place on the second Thursday of each month; Next title: ‘Death of a Nation’ by D’Souza Jan. 10Read more at Bucks County Community College - Newtown…

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Bucks Hosts Registration for Spring Semester Classes Starting Soon

  Academic advisers and support staff are on hand to help students choose courses that start January 23, February 11 and March 25Read more at Bucks County Community College - Newtown…

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Women’s Basketball Team Supports Local Food Drive

  Just in time for the holidays, donation was part of community outreach by the Centurion athtletics teamRead more at Bucks County Community College - Newtown…

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Bucks Seeks Host Families for International Students

  Young people from around the world attending college at the Newtown campus are looking for housing for the coming semesterRead more at Bucks County Community College - Newtown…

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Bucks Live! Presents Hickory Brass Band Holiday Concert Fri. Dec. 14

  Back by popular demand, the renowned band performs holiday classics at 7:30 p.m.  Dec. 14, with free hot cocoa before the showRead more at Bucks County Community College - Newtown…

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Drama Club Presents ‘Laugh Out Loud’ Friday and Saturday

  Bucks students take the stage for three performances of the comedy about internet dating Dec. 7-8 at NewtownRead more at Bucks County Community College - Newtown…

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11th Annual Women’s Scholarship Tea Raises Nearly $25,000 for Students

  More than 100 people contributed to the BCCC Foundation’s Salute to Mothers scholarship by attending the event held in the Tyler Formal Gardens at NewtownRead more at Bucks County Community College - Newtown…

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Wordsmiths Reading Series Presents ‘Writing Across Borders’ Dec.6

  Three internationally known poets – Patricia Goodrich, Katia Motiva, and Jonas Zdanys – read from their works at 7:30 p.m. Thu. Dec. 6 at Newtown Read more at Bucks County Community College - Newtown…

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Unique, Handcrafted Gifts Available at Annual Holiday Sale Dec. 4-5

  Jewelry, ceramics, glass, and more created by students and lab assistants are available for purchase Tue. Dec. 4 & Wed. Dec. 5 on the Newtown CampusRead more at Bucks County Community College - Newtown…

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Students Present Weeks of Academic Work at Research Conference Fri. Nov. 30

  Unique to a community college, the public seminar from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Newtown is modeled after those conducted by graduate students and research scholars Read more at Bucks County Community College - Newtown…

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Bucks Offers Courses Completely Online During Winter Session

  Students can log on and learn from Dec. 14 to Jan. 11 between semesters, then transfer credits back to their ‘home’ college or universityRead more at Bucks County Community College - Newtown…

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Bucks Seeks Applicants for Industrial Maintenance Training Program Nov. 20 & Dec. 4

  Mandatory information sessions will be held Tue. Nov. 20 in Bristol and Tue. Dec. 4 in Perkasie for the 12-week program starting Mon. Jan. 7 in DoylestownRead more at Bucks County Community College - Newtown…

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BCCC Holds Reception for David Jarret and Other Short-Fiction Contest Winners Sunday, December 2

Bucks Names David Jarret Winner of 2nd Annual Short-Fiction Contest --The Doylestown resident, who rose to the top of 33 entries, will read from his winning story Sun. Dec. 2 at Bucks County Community College --2nd-place finisher Melissa Sullivan…

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Bucks Names David Jarret Winner of 2nd Annual Short-Fiction Contest

  The Doylestown resident, who rose to the top of 33 entries, will read from his winning story Sun. Dec. 2 at Bucks County Community CollegeRead more at Bucks County Community College - Newtown…

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Bucks Provides Accelerated Nurse Aide Training Program

  Students can now complete certification in just 4 weeks, from December 10 to January; Register by December 3 Read more at Bucks County Community College - Newtown…

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Carly Volpe of Doylestown Named 2018 Bucks County Poet Laureate

  Volpe, who rose to the top of 76 entries, will read from her works Sun. Nov. 18 at Bucks County Community College in NewtownRead more at Bucks County Community College - Newtown…

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Sculpture by Bucks Students on Exhibition at UArts in Philadelphia

  ‘In the Round: Recent Works by Members of the Bucks County Community College Sculpture Club’ is on display Nov. 14 – Dec. 8 in the Sculpture GalleryRead more at Bucks County Community College - Newtown…

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Bucks Live! Presents Bria Skonberg in Concert Fri. Nov. 16

  New York-based Canadian trumpeter, singer and songwriter performs in the Zlock Performing Arts Center at Newtown  Read more at Bucks County Community College - Newtown…

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Bucks Live! Presents Rag Tag Theater’s ‘Cinderella’ Sat. Nov. 10

  Classic tale performed in Italian street theater style of commedia dell’arte takes place Sat. Nov. 10 in the Zlock Performing Arts CenterRead more at Bucks County Community College - Newtown…

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Hicks Art Center Gallery Presents MATTER through Dec. 10; Reception Wed.

  Installation art by Michael Grothusen and Buy Shaver explores the gaps between perception and belief; reception takes place Nov. 7 at NewtownRead more at Bucks County Community College - Newtown…

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School of Music Showcases Student Talent with Concert Series Nov. 15 - Dec. 16

Five performances from Newtown to Solebury include Jazz Orchestra, Concert Choir, and several small-group ensemblesRead more at Bucks County Community College - Newtown…

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Bucks Live! Presents Michelle Lordi in Concert Friday

  Vocalist presents range of songs from jazz to popular music Fri.  Nov. 2 at 7:30pm at the Newtown CampusRead more at Bucks County Community College - Newtown…

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Lisa Scottoline Meet & Greet

Lisa Scottoline Meet & Greet photosRead more at Bucks County Community College - Newtown…

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Bucks Announces Partnership for New Facility at Epstein Campus

  The County of Bucks joined the College in unveiling plans for the ‘Bucks County Center for Economic & Workforce Development’Read more at Bucks County Community College - Newtown…

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Bucks Hosts Second Annual Women’s Summit on Entrepreneurship Oct. 26

  Day-long conference Fri. Oct. 26 at the Upper Bucks Campus features two tracks of workshops, one for those starting out and one for established businesspeopleRead more at Bucks County Community College - Newtown…

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Bucks Presents an Evening with Author/Entrepreneur Lisa Scottoline Oct. 25

  The New York Times bestselling author of 31 novels will lecture and sign books at the Newtown Campus\' Linksz PavilionRead more at Bucks County Community College - Newtown…

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Epstein Campus to Host 1st District Congressional Debate October 25

  Brian Fitzpatrick and Scott Wallace will answer questions from moderator Prof. William Pezza at 12:15 p.m. Thu. Oct. 25 at the Bristol Township campusRead more at Bucks County Community College - Newtown…

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Professor Sarahlyn Bruck Reads from Debut Novel 'Designer You' Oct. 24

  Bruck, who teaches Language & Literature, will read from ‘Designer You’ at 11 a.m. Wed., Oct. 24 at the Newtown CampusRead more at Bucks County Community College - Newtown…

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Book Discussion Group Delves Into 'The Largesse of the Sea Maiden' Thursday

  Public is invited to the free meetings that take place on the second Thursday of each month; Next title: ‘The Largesse of the Sea Maiden: Stories’ by Denis Johnson Oct. 11Read more at Bucks County Community College - Newtown…

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Wordsmiths Reading Series Presents ‘Four Voices/Four Visions’ Oct. 26

  Public is invited to hear poets Jo Freehand, Lavinia Kumar, A. Aaron Levine and Carly Volpe at the Newtown campusRead more at Bucks County Community College - Newtown…

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Bucks Live! Presents Spooky Comedy ‘Frankenstein Rocks’

  Classic tale staged in the style of a 1980s hair metal rock concert presents four shows Oct. 26, 27 & 28 at NewtownRead more at Bucks County Community College - Newtown…

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Bucks Partners with NJ Transit for Basic Railroad Training Course

  Attend a free information session in Bristol Sat. Oct. 13 for those considering a career as a conductor or engineer; classes start Sat. Oct. 27Read more at Bucks County Community College - Newtown…

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Bucks Invites the Public to Hop on the Bus to a Variety of Locales

  The Trips and Travel Club heads to New York City, Kennett Square, Philadelphia and more Read more at Bucks County Community College - Newtown…

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Explore All that Bucks Has to Offer at Fall Open House Oct. 13

  Free event from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. in the Linksz Pavilion features campus tours, representatives from academic departments, and moreRead more at Bucks County Community College - Newtown…

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Bucks’ IT Academy Hosts Free ‘Focus on Security’ Seminar

  Learn about cybersecurity ‘from the desktop, to the server, to the network, to the cloud’ with industry experts Fri.  Oct. 5 at the Newtown campusRead more at Bucks County Community College - Newtown…

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Explore the Possibilities at Bucks County Regional College Fair

  Nearly 200 colleges and universities will be represented at the free event 6 – 8 p.m. Thu. Oct. 4 at Bucks’ Newtown campusRead more at Bucks County Community College - Newtown…

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Bucks Live! Presents Family Fun Concert Lolly & YoYo!

  Kids of all ages will get up and move to the beat Saturday, October 20; tickets are only $5 and include a post-show meet-and-greet with the performersRead more at Bucks County Community College - Newtown…

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Free Metalwork Training Program in Upper Bucks Seeks Applicants

  Prospective students must apply in person at an information session Oct. 4 or Oct. 9 at the college’s Perkasie campusRead more at Bucks County Community College - Newtown…

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Bucks Live! Speaker Series Presents ‘American Music: Revolution to 1920’

  Join Margaret Montet Oct. 11 as she presents a free multimedia presentation about the variety of musical genres in the early United StatesRead more at Bucks County Community College - Newtown…

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BCCC Calls for Entries for Short-Fiction Contest; Deadline October 25, 2018

College Looking for Next Great Short-Fiction Writer Enter your best story by Oct. 25 for the chance to win up to $200 and be honored at a campus reception; high school contest will follow this spring Call for Entries: Bucks County Short-Fiction…

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College Looking for Next Great Short-Fiction Writer

  Enter your best story by Oct. 25 for the chance to win up to $200 and be honored at a campus reception; high school contest will follow this springRead more at Bucks County Community College - Newtown…

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Learn How to Become an LPN at a Free Information Session

  The Practical Nursing Program will explain how you can become a licensed health care professional in one year on Wed. Oct. 3 in Newtown Read more at Bucks County Community College - Newtown…

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Artmobile Brings ‘Planting Seeds’ to Newtown for Public Showing

  The traveling outreach museum’s exhibit about the art and science of pollination is open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 25, 26, and 27Read more at Bucks County Community College - Newtown…

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Day-long Celebration of the Performing Arts Takes Place Saturday, October 6 at Newtown

  The Arts & Cultural Council of Bucks County presents family-friendly event with dance, poetry, art and music Read more at Bucks County Community College - Newtown…

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Bucks Hosts Swinging Tribute to Vegas Stars Sept. 23

  James Gafgen and the All Star Big Band Orchestra perform ‘Legends of Las Vegas’ to benefit Piazza Nuova Lodge and college scholarshipsRead more at Bucks County Community College - Newtown…

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Bucks Live! Presents Documentaries on Campus Film Series This Fall

  Monthly screenings feature several Q&A sessions with director and subjects, including a Holocaust survivor; first film is \'Hired Gun\' Sept. 20Read more at Bucks County Community College - Newtown…

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Poets Gerry LaFemina and Lorraine Henrie Lins to Share Their Works

  Both will kick off the fall Wordsmiths Reading Series Friday, September 28 in the Orangery on the Newtown campusRead more at Bucks County Community College - Newtown…

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Grammy-Winning Musician to Headline 4th annual Creative Inspiration Concert

  The September 28 concert also features Bucks County Community College student musicians and scholarship winnersRead more at Bucks County Community College - Newtown…

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Pedrito Martinez Brings Latin Jazz and More to Newtown

  Cuban-born percussionist plays a dynamic mix of traditional Cuban rumba, Afro-Latin jazz, and Spanish flamenco music Friday, September 14 as part of Bucks Live!Read more at Bucks County Community College - Newtown…

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Bucks Live! Returns with a Full Lineup of Entertainment This Fall

  A myriad of cultural events rolls out from September to December in the Zlock Performing Arts Center on the Newtown CampusRead more at Bucks County Community College - Newtown…

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Bucks Seeks Applicants for Free Metalwork Training Program

  Interested students must attend a mandatory information session Sept. 18 or Sept. 25 at the Epstein Campus at Lower Bucks;  12-week program starts Nov. 5Read more at Bucks County Community College - Newtown…

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Hicks Art Center Gallery Presents Solid States/Fluid Language

  Exhibition Sept. 17 – Oct. 17 features six artists who test the boundaries of glass; artist panel and gallery reception take place Sept. 26Read more at Bucks County Community College - Newtown…

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Bucks Offers Forensic Training for Nurses to Examine Sexual Assault Victims

  RNs and nurse practitioners can learn the proper way to gather criminal evidence in a 40-hour course beginning Sept. 11 on the Newtown campusRead more at Bucks County Community College - Newtown…

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IT Academy Hosts Open House for Prospective Students

  Learn how to get ahead or launch a new career in the fast-growing information technology field Wed. Aug. 29 at NewtownRead more at Bucks County Community College - Newtown…

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Bucks Welcomes New and Returning Students at Walk-In Registration

  Fall semester classes begin Aug. 22, Sept. 10 and Oct. 15; registration can be completed online or on campusRead more at Bucks County Community College - Newtown…

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New Project Management Courses Available at Bucks

  New partnership with the Project Management Institute-Delaware Valley Chapter brings courses to Newtown starting September 22Read more at Bucks County Community College - Newtown…

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Bucks Seeks Applicants for Nurse Aide Training Program

  Classes are now forming for the 120-hour course, which prepares students to become certified in a high-demand fieldRead more at Bucks County Community College - Newtown…

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BCCC Welcomes New and Returning Students at Walk-in Registration Dates August 13 - 21; Classes Start August 22

Bucks Welcomes New and Returning Students at Walk-In Registration Fall semester classes begin Aug. 22, Sept. 10 and Oct. 15; registration can be completed online or on campus. Fall Semester Registration. Bucks County Community College offers more…

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College Launches Search for the Next Bard of Bucks County

Residents are encouraged to submit 10 original poems postmarked by September 5 to be considered the 2018 Bucks County Poet LaureateCall for Entries: 2018 Bucks County Poet Laureate Contest. 41st annual contest is open to any Bucks County resident…

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10 BCCC Student-Athletes Named to NJCAA's All-Academic Team

The student-athletes maintained a GPA of 3.6 or higher while competing in one or more of 14 intercollegiate sportsThe National Junior College Athletic Association announced the 2017-18 All-Academic Teams on June 15, which honored 10 student-athletes…

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BCCC's Centurions Golf Team Finishes 6th in the Nation after NJCAA Division III Tournament

Sophomore John Buliga of Langhorne led the day with a tournament-best 75, including the teams’ only eagle, to finish 13th in the nationThe Centurions golf team’s season came to a close Friday, June 8 with a sixth-place finish at the…

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BCCC Equestrian Athlete Dominique Trendi Competes at National Level

Bucks Equestrian Athlete Competes at National LevelSophomore Dominque Tirendi of Newtown was the only community college competitor in the Intercollegiate Horse Shows Association in HarrisburgDominique Tirendi, a member of Bucks County Community…

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Bucks Offers More Than 300 Courses for Summer Scholars

Register for College Courses. Bucks County Community College offers more than 300 college-credit courses online or on campus starting May 21, June 11 and July 2. Open to current Bucks students and guest students from other colleges and universities.…

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Bucks County Plein Air Festival Seeks Housing Hosts for June

The outdoor art competition and celebration brings 30 artists from across the country to the area for one week; hosts needed June 4-9, 2018 Bucks County residents are needed to host artists traveling to the county from across the country for the…

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BCCC Offers Nearly Five Dozen More College-Credit Courses Starting March 19, 2018

Bucks Offers More College Courses Starting in March- Nearly five dozen accelerated classes March 19 - May 11 allow busy students to earn more credits before the end of the spring semester- Walk-in advising & registration will be held 9 a.m.…

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Bucks Launches First-Ever High School Short-Fiction Contest

Freshmen through seniors who live in or attend school in Bucks County may enter one original story by March 16 for chance to win $50, $100 or $200Call for Entries: Bucks County High School Short Fiction Contest. Sponsored by Bucks County Community…

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High School Scribes Encouraged to Enter 31st Annual Poetry Contest

Bucks County 9th, 10th, 11th & 12th graders can submit three poems by March 9 for the chance to win $300Call for Entries: Bucks County High School Poet of the Year. Submit three original poems for the chance to win $300. Open to 9th, 10th, 11th…

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Bucks County Community College Helps Feed the Hungry

College employees collected $6,500 worth of food and monetary donations to benefit the Bucks County Opportunity Council Bucks County Community College employees collected more than $6,500 in food and monetary donations to benefit the Bucks County…

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Bucks Helps Launch More Careers with Job Training Programs

Bucks County Community College, whose Center for Workforce Development supports the economic development of both individuals and businesses, has recognized 11 students who graduated from the fourth session of its Industrial Maintenance Training…

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Winter Session at Bucks Offers Lucky Students a ‘Lift’

- Students who register to take an online course from December 15 to January 12, 2017 have a chance to win a pair of ski-lift tickets to Jack Frost/Big Boulder valued at $120 - Special in-person registration will be held December 12 and 13, 2017at…

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Katherine Falk of Newtown Named 2017 Bucks County Poet Laureate

Katherine Falk of Newtown has been named the 2017 Bucks County Poet Laureate, officials at Bucks County Community College announced.Falk, who has been writing all her life and discovered poetry while in college, rose to the top of 93 entries in the…

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Bucks Offers Courses Completely Online During Winter Session

Students can log on and learn from Dec. 15 to Jan. 12 between semesters, then transfer credits back to their ‘home’ college or university College students can make the most of winter break – and save a tidy sum on tuition –…

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Bucks Seeks Applicants for Industrial Maintenance Training Program

Mandatory information sessions will be held Oct. 30 in Bristol and Nov. 6at Perkasie for the free 12-week program that starts Dec. 11 in DoylestownTo meet employer demand for skilled workers, Bucks County Community College is offering an Industrial…

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Bucks Invites the Public to Hop on the Bus to a Variety of Locales

The Trips and Travel Club heads to New York City, Washington, D.C., Philadelphia…

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Bucks Celebrates 10th Anniversary of Lower Bucks Campus with New Name

The Gene and Marlene Epstein Campus at Lower Bucks recognizes the largest single gift to the college; also honored were four…

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Bucks Offers Certificate Programs to Help Care for the Aging and Dying

Certificate programs in Gerontology and Thanatology take place at the Newtown campus; next courses are Oct. 14 and…

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Bucks Live! Presents Radio BUX's ‘Back in the Groove’ Concert

The performance on Friday, October 13 at Newtown features funk-rock ska band The Big Fat Meanies and electronic jam band…

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Third Annual Creative Inspiration Concert Supports Emerging Artists

In memory of  Danny ‘Rio’ DeGennaro, event on Sat. Oct. 21 features scholarship winners and Grateful Dead Tribute Band Steal Your Face…

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League of Women Voters Hosts Forum on Cyber-threats to Elections

The free event, cosponsored by the college’s computer science area, takes place at 12:30 p.m. Mon. Oct. 23 on the…

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Bucks County Community College Foundation Appoints Six New Board Members

The nonprofit fundraising arm of the college chose leaders from a variety of fields to help fulfill its mission The Bucks County Community College Foundation, the nonprofit fundraising arm of the public, two-year college, recently welcomed six new…

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College Looking for the Next Great Short-Fiction Writer

Enter your best story by Nov. 2 for the chance to win up to $200 and be honored at a campus reception; high school contest will follow…

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College Foundation Appoints Six New Board Members

The nonprofit fundraising arm of the college chose leaders from a variety of fields to help fulfill…

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Bucks Live! Presents ‘Tickling Giants’ for Free Movie Monday

Documentary about an Egyptian doctor-turned-comedian in the wake of the Arab Spring will be shown at 6:30 p.m. Mon. Oct. 9 on the…

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Don’t be Afraid of Your Future at ‘Haunted’ Open House

Prospective students are invited to explore all Bucks has to offer on Sat. Oct. 21; register early for a chance to win tickets to the House in…

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IT Academy Hosts Free ‘Focus on Security’ Seminar

Learn about cybersecurity ‘from the desktop, to the server, to the network, to the cloud’ with industry experts Friday, October 6 at the…

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Bucks Live! Presents Monday Blues Jazz Orchestra

Classic Big Band mixed with a hot new sound will rock the Zlock Performing Arts Center on Oct. 5, including a free preconcert…

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Explore the Possibilities at Bucks County Regional College Fair

Nearly 200 colleges and universities will be represented at the free event from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, October 5 at Bucks’…

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Bucks Hosts Special Registration Event for More Courses This Semester

More than 50 courses in 75 total sections begin Monday, October 16; Come to campus Wednesday, October 11 for in-person advising…

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Bucks Live! Presents ‘The Amazing Max’ Magic & Comedy Show

High-energy, interactive family show gets underway at 3 p.m. Saturday, September 30, at the Zlock Performing…

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Wordsmiths Reading Series Presents Poets Jericho Brown, Steve Nolan

Free event takes place at 7:30 p.m. Friday, September 29, in the Zlock Performing Arts Center on the…

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Bucks Live! Presents Free Movie Mondays This Fall

Series begins Monday with 'Cyber Bully;'  also 'Tickling Giants' Oct. 9, 'Dakota’s Pride' Oct. 23, 'Away from Her' Nov. 27, and 'The Normal Heart'…

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Bucks Live! Presents ‘Oscar Hammerstein II: Out of My Dreams’

Documentary about the prolific lyricist will be screened Thursday, followed by a Q&A with the filmmaker and…

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Hicks Art Center Gallery Goes ‘Under the Knife’ to Look at Contemporary Art

Exhibition of cut paper art runs through October 14 at the Newtown campus; Public is invited to pop-up workshop…

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College Trustees Approve Contract Agreement with Faculty Union

The 4-year contract, covering approximately 160 full-time and 500 part-time employees, calls for modest salary increases…

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Third Class Graduates from Industrial Maintenance Training Program

Nine students are poised to be hired for well-paying local manufacturing jobs after 12-week courseBucks County Community College, whose Center for Workforce Development supports the economic development of both individuals and businesses, recently…

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Bucks Live! Presents Gypsy Guitarist Joscho Stephan and his Trio

Young German musician brings his innovative style to the Zlock Performing Arts Center Thursday,…

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Bucks Hosts Women’s Summit on Entrepreneurship

Public is invited to an opening reception September 14 at Newtown, followed by a day of workshops and networking September 15…

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Bucks Hosts Special Registration Event for More Courses This Semester

Come to campus on Wed., Sept. 6 to register for accelerated credit classes that begin September 11 or…

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Bucks Rolls Out More Courses This Semester

Bucks County Community College, which has been offering flexible academic schedules for more than 50 years, is rolling out dozens of additional fall semester courses starting September 11 or October 16.Subjects include English Composition, Business,…

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Bucks County Community College, Faculty Union Reach Contract Agreement

The 4-year contract was ratified by the Bucks County Community College Federation of Teachers; Board of Trustees to vote…

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Bucks Seeks Applicants for Free Metalwork Training Program

Mandatory info sessions will be held Sept. 11 and Sept. 18 at the Lower Bucks Campus for the 12-week program, which starts Oct. 23…

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Bucks Welcomes New and Returning Students at Walk-In Registration

Fall semester classes begin Aug. 23, Sept. 11 and Oct. 16; registration can be completed online or on campus. Fall Semester Registration. Bucks County Community College offers nearly 80 majors that lead to either a two-year associate degree or…

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Bucks Adds New Degree & 3 New Certificates, Expands Online Degrees

Fall semester classes begin Aug. 23, Sept. 11 and Oct. 16; registration can be completed online or…

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Student-Athlete Orientation Draws Crowd Ahead of Fall Semester

 Centurions Athletics drew about 100 recruits for sports teams that will compete in the NJCAA’s…

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Bucks Hosts Solar Eclipse Viewing Party at Newtown Campus

Public is invited to watch the historic event outside the new Science Center on Aug. 21; safety glasses and…

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First Class Graduates from Gas Distribution Pipeline Mechanic Program

Introductory training program prepared students for high-demand jobs in the natural gas industry Bucks County Community College recently recognized five students who successfully completed its first-ever Gas Distribution Pipeline Mechanic…

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Bucks Celebrates 54 Students Who Earned their GED

The Lower Bucks Campus hosted a graduation ceremony for those who took free GED prep classes through the college and…

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BCCC Celebrates 54 Students Who Earned Their GED

Bucks County Community College recently celebrated adults who have completed their high school equivalency requirements with a GED graduation ceremony at the Lower Bucks Campus in Bristol Township. The 54 graduates were from two GED preparation…

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College Launches Search for the Next Bard of Bucks County

Residents are encouraged to submit 10 original poems postmarked by September 6 to be considered the 2017 Bucks County…

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BCCC Team Makes National Science Foundation Finals for 2nd Year in a Row

For the second year in a row, Bucks County Community College Professor Christine Delahanty put together a trio of students whose proposal was named a top-10 finalist in the National Science Foundation’s Community College Innovation…

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Industrial Maintenance Training Graduates Poised for New Jobs

Bucks County Community College, whose Center for Workforce Development supports the economic development of both individuals and businesses, recently recognized eight students who completed the new Industrial Maintenance Training Program.The…

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Nearly 1,000 Graduate from Bucks County Community College

Bucks County Community College celebrated the accomplishments of nearly 1,000 graduates Thursday, May 18, at its 51st annual commencement in the Gymnasium on the Newtown campus.Keynote speaker Joanne Grossi, AARP Pennsylvania State President and a…

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Tony Award Winner offers a Teen Intensive for Bucks County Teens in July

Brendan Stackhouse, a member of the creative team for the Tony Award Winning musical Fun Home will return to his Bucks County roots this summer to direct A Chorus Line (H.S. edition) for Acting Naturally Summer Camp in Langhorne, Pa. A Chorus Line…

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Bucks Dedicates Baseball Field to Student Athlete Who Battled Cancer

Bucks County Community College has dedicated its baseball field on the Newtown campus to honor a student athlete who gave much to the campus community in his shortened life.In a ceremony on April 20, college officials unveiled the plaque for the…

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Bucks Introduces Gas Pipeline Mechanic Training Program

Course May 15 – June 30 in Croydon prepares students for entry-level jobs in the natural gas industry and apprenticeship opportunities Funding may be available through PA CareerLink for those who qualify; Information sessions to be held April 13…

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BCCC Seeks Applicants for Metalwork Training Program

To meet employers’ demand for skilled workers, Bucks County Community College is seeking unemployed or underemployed Bucks County residents to apply for a metalwork manufacturing training program for that begins April 24.The training is free…

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Bucks Offers More Courses Starting in March, 2017

Register now for more than 70 additional classes this semester, including biology, English composition, U.S. history and more, starting March 20Bucks County Community College, which has been offering flexible academic schedules for more than 50…

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Bucks Graduates Inaugural Class from Industrial Maintenance Training Program

Bucks County Community College, whose Center for Workforce Development supports the economic development of both individuals and businesses, has recognized seven students who completed the first session of the college’s new Industrial Maintenance…

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Bucks Graduates Eighth Class from Metalwork Training Program

Bucks County Community College, whose Center for Workforce Development supports the economic development of both individuals and businesses, has recognized 11 students who completed the Metalwork Manufacturing Training Program.They are the eighth…

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Bucks Signs Agreements with Tech Schools and Bloomsburg University

Bucks County Community College, which has been the bridge to a bachelor’s degree for more than 50 years, has inked partnerships to make it easier for career and technical high school students to get on the fast track to a bachelor’s degree.The…

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Bucks Expands Opportunities to Register for Spring Semester

Bucks County Community College, which has been offering an affordable, convenient start to higher education for more than 50 years, is expanding opportunities for interested students to register for the spring semester.Students – including…

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BCCC Seeks Aspiring Entrepreneurs for 'Start Me UpChallenge'

Call for Entries: Start Me Up Challenge Entrepreneur Contest. Bucks County Community College invites Bucks County residents and BCCC students over age 16 to apply for a chance to receive funding assistance and professional mentoring for an idea,…

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BCCC Dedicates Jean H. Grupp Hall to Honor Trustee's Late Wife

Bucks County Community College has renamed one of the academic buildings on the Newtown campus Jean H. Grupp Hall to honor the late wife of longtime college trustee Otto Grupp III (pictured, center). The former Penn Hall, which houses the…

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ITT Tech Students Invited to Information Sessions at Bucks

Bucks County Community College has scheduled two information sessions on September 15 and 21 for students who had been enrolled at nearby ITT Technical Institute.ITT Tech, which had a campus in Levittown, abruptly closed its doors September 6 about…

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Bucks Celebrates 25 Years of Historic Preservation Education

Bucks County Community College marked the 25th anniversary of its Historic Preservation program on Saturday, September 10, by welcoming alumni from across the nation to share their projects and accomplishments seeded by the first-of-its kind…

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Photo Release: Five Morrisville Teens Gain Internship Experience at Bucks

Positions are open this academic year for paid interns from Morrisville and Truman High Schools for students who qualifyIt was not your typical summer for five Morrisville High School seniors, who worked as paid interns at Bucks County Community…

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Hicks Art Center Gallery Presents ‘Contested Identities: The Recent Work of Peter Williams’

The Hicks Art Center Gallery at Bucks County Community College presents “Contested Identities: The Recent Work of Peter Williams” at the Newtown campus from August 24 through October 8.The African-American artist and amputee explores issues of…

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Founding President of Bucks County Community College Passes Away

Dr. Charles E. Rollins, founding president of Bucks County Community College who served as its top administrator for 22 years, passed away Monday, July 18, at his home in Pennswood Village, Langhorne, college officials announced. He was 94 years…

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BCCC Graduates Sixth Class from Metalwork Training Program

Eleven students are poised to be hired for well-paying manufacturing jobs after 12-week program; next class starts in JulyBucks County Community College, whose Center for Workforce Development supports the economic development of both individuals…

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Bucks County Community College Donates Supplies to the Homeless

As part of Volunteer Bucks with the United Way, college employees and students donated household supplies and toiletriesBucks County Community College students and employees took part in the Volunteer Bucks campaign for the United Way of Bucks…

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Bucks County Community College, PECO, Tyler State Park Dedicate Monarch Habitats

A $10,000 PECO grant allows the college’s STEM dept. to work with the park to restore habitat for butterflies, birds, other pollinators Officials from Bucks County Community College, PECO, and Pennsylvania’s Department of Conservation and…

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Bucks Earns High Marks Nationally as a Digitally Savvy College

The college placed third in the Digital Community Colleges survey by the Center for Digital EducationBucks County Community College, which has been on the forefront for its use of technology in education for more than 50 years, has been ranked third…

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Trustees Approve Slight Increase in Tuition to Balance Budget

Bucks County residents will pay $140 a credit for tuition starting this fall Bucks County Community College’s Board of Trustees voted Thursday, April 14, to increase tuition by $5 a credit for county residents effective this fall in order to…

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BCCC Foundation Honors Four with Annual Community Awards

Community Awards Recognize Several for Supporting EducationThe BCCC Foundation honored James Sell, the Gene & Marlene Epstein Humanitarian Fund, the Bucks County Opportunity Council, and Betty TsaiThe Bucks County Community College Foundation…

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Bucks Offers More Courses Starting in March

Register online or in person for dozens of additional classes this semester, including English composition, Math, Business and moreBucks County Community College, which has been offering flexible academic schedules for more than 50 years, is rolling…

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Explore New Titles with the Book Discussion Group

If you’re looking to explore good books and good conversation, the Bucks County Community College Book Discussion Group invites you to its free, informal monthly meetings. The gatherings take place from 7:30 to 9 p.m. on the second Thursday of the…

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BCCC Offers Courses to Prepare to Take the IRS Enrolled Agent Exam

The series prepares students to take the three-part exam to earn federal authorization to represent taxpayers before the IRSNewton, PA -- Bucks County Community College is offering a series of courses to prepare professionals to take the three-part…

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BCCC Presents 'Holocaust Witnesses Share Their Stories' at Newtown

Newtown, PA -- Hear First-Hand Accounts of History from Holocaust Witnesses Free Presentation at Newtown features a Holocaust survivor and a World War II veteranHistory is often best learned from those who lived it, not from a textbook. To that end,…

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Five BCCC Students Receive Scholarships From Lower Bucks Hospital

Five Bucks County Community College students each received a $500 scholarship to pursue careers in health care in the second year of the programFor the second year in a row, officials from Lower Bucks Hospital in Bristol Township presented five $500…

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Bucks Holds Walk-in Advising and Registration for Fall Semester

Help is available Aug. 18 & 19 at Newtown and Aug. 24 at all three campuses for classes that begin Aug. 26 and run for 15 weeks There’s still time to choose classes for the fall semester at Bucks County Community College. Academic advisors,…

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Bucks Celebrates GED Graduates at Lower Bucks Campus Ceremony

The 33 adult learners, ranging from age 18 to 40, overcame a myriad of obstacles to reach their goal of a high school equivalency diploma  Bucks County Community College honored 33 students who recently earned their GED at a graduation ceremony…

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Wordsmiths Reading Series Presents Poets Purscell and Bursk

Bucks County Community College’s Wordsmiths Reading Series, which brings the voices of both local and national authors to the area, presents poets Phyllis Purscell and Christopher Bursk.Purscell spent most of her writing life as a playwright. She…

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Bucks Offers New Class for Those Mandated to Report Child Abuse

The Center for Allied Health at Bucks County Community College is offering a new course for state-licensed professionals who are mandated to report suspected cases of child abuse.Anyone who suspects that a child is being hurt has the right to report…

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Men’s Soccer Team Falls to Union County College in NJCAA Regional Semifinals

The Centurions lost 4 – 2 to the Owls, ending a thrilling season in which they were undefeated in conference play  Bucks County Community College’s men’s soccer team lost to Union County College, 4 – 2, Wednesday, October 29 in the…

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Golden Dragon Acrobats Bring Breathtaking Show to Bucks

Multitalented troupe from China returns to Newtown for two shows. The Golden Dragon Acrobats bring their breathtaking show to Bucks County Community College for two shows at 2 and 5 p.m. in the Gateway Auditorium of the Newtown campus. Golden…

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Seventh Annual Women’s Scholarship Tea Raises Funds for Students

Features speakers College President Dr. Stephanie Shanblatt, and current and former students The Bucks County Community College Foundation invites the public to its seventh annual Women’s Scholarship Tea, presented by Celebrity Cruises. Donations…

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Students Present Weeks of Academic Work at Research Conference

Unique to a community college, the public May 2 seminar is modeled after those conducted by graduate students and research scholars Bucks County Community College holds its biannual Student Research Conference at the Newtown campus. The event will…

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BCCC Hosts Cyber Security Forum with Speaker from U.S. Dept. of Homeland Security

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security is coming to Bucks County Community College to educate the public about personal cybersecurity, or how to protect your data when you use the internet. “Stop. Think. Connect: Addressing the Cyber Issues that…

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BCCC's Social Science Club Plan Trips From New York to Philadelphia to Baltimore and More

Bucks County Community College’s Social Science Club invites the public to join students and professors on full- and half-day tours departing by deluxe motorcoach from the college’s Newtown campus. The club heads below the Mason-Dixon line on…

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Lend Your Voice to ‘Reading and Writing Women’ at Bucks

- Share poems, stories, or music at 13th annual open-mic event to celebrate Women’s History Month Mon. March 31 - Guest readers include Bucks County Poet Laureate Alexa Gutter and Professor/Poet Christopher Bursk Bucks County Community College…

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Social Science Club Plans Trip to NY Public Library/Bryant Park

Day trip sponsored by the Bucks County Community College Social Science Club. Professor Jason Totten leads guided tour of the main building of the New York Public Library system.  Time to explore on your own.  Roundtrip by deluxe motorcoach,…

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Social Science Club Plans Trip to U.S. Holocaust Museum

United States Holocaust Museum. Depart Newtown by bus for Washington, D.C. Tickets: $60, includes roundtrip transportation on deluxe motorcoach, and admission to the United States Holocaust Museum with Bucks County Community College Professor…

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Canceled: Social Science Club Cancels Monday, March 3’s Flower Show Excursion

A pending snow storm March 3 has prompted the cancellation; full refunds are available for ticket holders. Bucks County Community College’s Social Science Club has canceled the bus trip to the Philadelphia Flower Show planned for Monday, March 3,…

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BCCC Holds Pre-Admission Exam for Practical Nursing Program

Need a Career Change? Apply Now for Practical Nursing Program - Register by March 8 to take pre-entrance exam on March 15 - Full-time, one-year program that starts in July can lead to an LPN career For people looking to change careers or who want…

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Artists Play with Words in Latest Hicks Art Center Gallery Show

‘R/W: Reading & Writing Visual Experience’ runs Jan. 22 - March 8 in Newtown; Free events scheduled Feb. 5 and March 4. R/W: Reading & Writing Visual Experience. January 22 - March 8. Hicks Art Center Gallery at Bucks County Community…

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Bucks Holds Walk-in Registration for New and Returning Students

Academic advising and placement testing are also available at each location to help you plan your spring semester, which starts Jan. 22.Walk-in Registration. Bucks County Community College holds walk-in registration for new and returning students…

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Tasting for Tyler Attracts Hundreds to 25th Annual Fundraiser

The Bucks County Community College Foundation raised $42,000 for student scholarships and the restoration of historic Tyler Hall The Bucks County Community College Foundation celebrated the 25th annual Tasting for Tyler (formerly Tyler Tasting…

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Nearly 900 Graduate from Bucks County Community College

Keynote speaker, artist and alumnus James Bennett (‘83), received an honorary doctorate at the college’s 47th annual commencement Bucks County Community College celebrated its 47th annual commencement Thursday, May 23, by welcoming…

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Nearly 900 Graduate from Bucks County Community College

Keynote speaker, artist and alumnus James Bennett (‘83), received an honorary doctorate at the college’s 47th annual commencement Bucks County Community College celebrated its 47th annual commencement Thursday, May 23, by welcoming…

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Tasting for Tyler Celebrates 25 Years of Festive Fundraising

To mark the milestone, guests may enjoy tethered hot-air balloon rides during the event Friday June 7  The Bucks County Community College Foundation proudly presents the 25th Annual Tasting for Tyler (formerly Tyler Tasting Party).  The…

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Bucks Brings Historic Preservation Courses to Nantucket This Summer

Students can choose up to two 3-credit courses over two weeks in August on the island steeped in history; Apply by Wed. May 1 For the first time, Bucks County Community College’s award-winning Historic Preservation program is offering two…

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Celebrate Arts at Bucks with Free Demonstrations, Concerts, More

Arts at Bucks is in full swing at Bucks County Community College through May 14, with concerts, exhibitions, films, and a variety of other activities. The events, including an open house Sunday May 5, showcase the nationally accredited programs…

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Community Awards Recognize Several for Supporting Education

The BCCC Foundation honored Dr. Christopher Bursk, First National Bank & Trust Co. of Newtown, and Carol C. TylerThe Bucks County Community College Foundation presented its Community Awards Thursday, March 21, at the 5th Annual Bucks…

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BCCC Welcomes Visiting Students to Summer Courses Starting May 28

Accelerate Your Summer with Credit Courses at Bucks Register early for best selection of courses offered May 28 – August 15 in six- to 12- week formats Bucks County Community College invites visiting students to accelerate their…

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Bucks Hosts Spring Open House for Potential Students

Bucks County Community College is hosting a free open house for prospective students and their parents Wednesday, April 3, from 6 to 8 p.m. It takes place in Tyler Hall, the French-Norman mansion on the college’s Newtown campus that’s on…

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Adult Students Share Success Stories at ‘Inspire a Friend’ Program

Panel of alumni will relate their Bucks experiences with those considering college March 19 at the Newtown campus For adults considering a return to college, Bucks County Community College is hosting “Inspire a Friend” Tuesday,…

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Bucks Brings Historic Preservation Courses to Nantucket This Summer

Students can choose up to two 3-credit courses over two weeks in August on the island steeped in history; Apply by April 19 For the first time, Bucks County Community College’s award-winning Historic Preservation program is offering two…

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Local Businesses Donate More Than $34k to BCCC Programs for Youngsters

More businesses are supporting the Educational Improvement Tax Credit Program, boosting Artmobile’s outreach and Kids on Campus day camps Over the last six months, local businesses have contributed more than $34,000 to support programs at…

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Explore More Options at Program Week at Bucks

Faculty from six academic areas will answer questions about majors that lead to an associate degree or certificate Nov. 6 – 8 Bucks County Community College invites current and prospective students to its first-ever Program Week, taking place in…

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BCCC Offers More Chances to Earn Credits This Fall With Classes Starting in October and November

Late-Starting Classes Offer More Chances to Earn Credits This Term More than five dozen courses – most completely online -- are offered in a condensed schedule starting in October and November It’s still not too late to earn some college credits…

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Sustainable Building Advisor Graduates Launch ‘Green’ Careers

 - Dozens who’ve earned the certificate are employed in the field or have launched their own businesses - Free information session will be held Sept. 12; Next class meets one weekend a month Oct.-June at the Newtown campusSince 2006,…

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Bucks Offers Accelerated Training For In-Demand Jobs

Programs include a career coach for advanced manufacturing, energy distribution, or healthcare information technology for those who qualify.Those who are unemployed – or underemployed – can turn to Bucks County Community College for job training…

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BCCC Graduates More than Five Dozen Firefighters

Volunteers from throughout the region earned Firefighter Level One certification The Bucks County Public Safety Training Center, which is administered by Bucks County Community College, held a graduation ceremony Wednesday, August 8, for 65 students…

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Bucks Instructor Turns NEH Grant into New Course on Native Americans

Bucks County Community College instructor Jerry Millevoi, who recently returned from Nebraska where he studied Native American culture, is bringing that knowledge back to Newtown for a new course this fall. The Doylestown resident received a grant…

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First Niagara Bank to Sponsor Women’s Scholarship Tea

First Niagara Bank has donated $3,000 to sponsor Bucks County Community College Foundation’s fifth annual Women’s Scholarship Tea to benefit the Salute to Mothers scholarship fund. The event, which attracts more than five dozen guests, takes…

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